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“Around 2012 or 2013, researchers identified evidence that gadolinium retention was connected to illness in patients with normal kidney function.”…
“In September 2017, after the FDA voted to add concerns about gadolinium retention on warning labels, [gadolinium-based contrast agent] manufacturers, including Defendants, issued a new joint warning to patients with normal kidney function.”…
“The warning [RE: #gadolinium retention] also directed physicians to advise patients of these concerns.”

Consent: valued in the United States since the Nuremberg trials of 1947 🇺🇸…

🏥#publichealth ⚠️#patientsafety
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1-MRI dye risks: One of the most important but under-reported health issues I've reported on. This is the only place I know where you can easily find safety issues by brand (as listed by FDA). They don't make it easy to find... (Cont.)
#gadolinium #MRIdye…
2-After our first report, Europe and Japan banned most uses and types of the most problematic gadolinium MRI dyes. Most people didn't hear about this.…
3-The FDA decided not to issue a ban in the U.S. saying benefits outweigh risks. The FDA issued a warning, instead.
The FDA says there’s more risk with Omniscan or OptiMARK than Eovist, Magnevist, or MultiHance.…
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